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Can i take ibuprofen with celexa (citalopram)?

Can i take ibuprofen with celexa (citalopram)?

Usually: This combination is usually safe. However, your circumstances are unique. If you have questions, consult your doctor. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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Is it safe to take 5mg celexa (citalopram) and 200 my ibuprofen? I wouldn't be taking them at the same time but I would take them in the same day.

Is it safe to take 5mg celexa (citalopram) and 200 my ibuprofen?  I wouldn't be taking them at the same time but I would take them in the same day.

Yes : No drug you take is wi thought side effects , however you have to put everything into perspectivesnd why your doctor prescribed the medication . Unless you are pregnant there should be no problem with taking both drugs the same day . You should take Inuprophen with food because of its potential of causing ulcers and bleeding . ...Read more

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I'm on Buspar (buspirone) and Celexa. What painkillers (Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Excedrine, etc) are safe to take with these medications to combat a headache?

I'm on Buspar (buspirone) and Celexa. What painkillers (Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Excedrine, etc) are safe to take with these medications to combat a headache?

Headache: I understand your distress, Buspar (buspirone) is a medication for Anxiety; Celexa is for Depression. Both Buspar (buspirone) and Celexa can cause headache. See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects, gradual decrease and then discontinuing these medication; Therapy for stress in your life to cope with unpleasant feelings and symptoms, Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation ...Read more

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Which pain reliever can be taken with celexa? Advil (ibuprofen) ibprofen etc?

Which pain reliever can be taken with celexa? Advil (ibuprofen) ibprofen etc?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Celexa (citalopram) and Tylenol (acetaminophen) no drug interactions. Celexa (citalopram) and NSAIDs do not take together, increased risk of upper GI bleeding. Talk to your health care provider for more information. ...Read more

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Can u take citalopram , ibuprofen , co codamol, tetracycline at the same time?

Caution: You might be cautious about this combination for 2 reasons. 1- Ibuprofen can enhance the antiplatelet activity of citalopram and bleeding is a possibility. 2- tetracycline inhibits the liver enzyme (cyp 3a4) that processes citalopram -- so it could build up in your system, resulting in more sedation or other side effects. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I take celexa every afternoon and lately I have been having trouble falling asleep. Is it okay to take Advil pm at night?

Hi, I take celexa every afternoon and lately I have been having trouble falling asleep. Is it okay to take Advil pm at night?

Generally: Using Celexa (citalopram) together with ibuprofen may increase the risk of bleeding. The interaction may be more likely if you are elderly or have kidney or liver disease. Using diphenhydramine together with citalopram may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Sleep hygiene is best for improving sleep. Best regards. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 600 or 800 Motrin and/or flexril (.10) for occasional sciatica back pain flare ups while being on 20 mg Celexa (citalopram) daily? Thanks.

Is it safe to take 600 or 800 Motrin and/or flexril (.10) for occasional sciatica back pain flare ups while being on 20 mg Celexa (citalopram) daily? Thanks.

Should B safe.-: -the max dose 4 IBP is 2400 mg. As long as you stay below that in a 24 hr period you should B OK. Best to start @ 600mg 4X/day, the if really helps start dropping the dose: 600 then 300, 600 300. You usually find your dose in a few days. Also it is an NSAID so B sure you consider the adverse complications. ...Read more

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Citalopram (Definition)

Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more


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Celexa (Definition)

Celexa is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more